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Romaldkirk House, Glazed Walkway and Rear Yard Walls to Left

A Grade II Listed Building in Romaldkirk, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5946 / 54°35'40"N

Longitude: -2.0082 / 2°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 399568

OS Northings: 522161

OS Grid: NY995221

Mapcode National: GBR GHF9.1Q

Mapcode Global: WHB45.3SZ1

Entry Name: Romaldkirk House, Glazed Walkway and Rear Yard Walls to Left

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Last Amended: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111322

Location: Romaldkirk, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Romaldkirk

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NY 9922 (North side, off)

29/150 Romaldkirk House,
19/1/52 glazed walkway and
rear yard walls to
left (formerly listed
as The Rectory)
Former Rectory, now private house, with glazed walkway and curved rear yard
walls to left. Altered C17 L-plan core (a Tudor-arched doorway was briefly
revealed c.1960) with early C18 and C19 additions; garden front refaced c.1825;
walkway and yard walls c.1860. Squared and rubble sandstone. Stone-flagged
roofs. Stone chimney stacks. L-plan with added double range to right.

2-storey garden front. Projecting central bay flanked by 3-bay wings; right
wing slightly taller. Pair of partly-glazed 3-panel doors, in chamfered doorway
with alternating jambs, in right bay of left wing. Central tripartite ground-
floor window; other windows are 12-pane sashes in moulded surrounds. Paired
stone gutter brackets. Roof, with coped gables and shaped kneelers, is hipped
over centre bay.

Rear: early C18 range parallel to right wing: tripartite ground-floor window,
in architrave, with segmental-headed centre light; two segmental-headed 21-pane
sashes, with thick glazing bars,in architraves, above. 2-storey added outshut
on rear of old left wing.

Interior: 2 bolection-moulded stone fireplaces, with corniced lintels, in
first-floor bedrooms; late C18 patterned cast-iron grate in nursery; several 6-
panel doors; c.1825 fittings include spacious staircase hall with roof light,
single-flight staircase with stick balusters and ramped handrail, and first-
floor landing corridor with elliptical archways at either end.

Glazed walkway, attached to left part of garden front, has 7 square stone
pillars supporting a glazed monopitch roof. Two tall curved yard walls,
attached to rear of walkway, enclose a turning circle for coaches.

History: the home of the Rev. Reginald Bligh, a cousin of Capt. Bligh of the

Listing NGR: NY9956622163

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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